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The 5th Legislative Assembly of Quebec was the provincial legislature in Quebec, Canada that existed from December 2, 1881, to October 14, 1886. The Quebec Conservative Party led Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau, Joseph-Alfred Mousseau and John Jones Ross was the governing party. Chapleau was succeeded by Mousseau in 1882 while Ross succeeded Mousseau in 1884. It was the Conservatives last majority government.

Seats per political partyEdit

Affiliation Members
     Conservative Party 50
  Parti libéral du Québec/Parti national 14
     Conservative Independent 1
 Total
65
 Government Majority
36

Member listEdit

This was the list of members of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec that were elected in the 1881 election:

Name Party Riding
     William Owens Conservative Argenteuil
     Antoine Casavant Conservative Bagot
     Jean Blanchet Conservative Beauce
     Célestin Bergevin Conservative Beauharnois
     Édouard Faucher de Saint-Maurice Conservative Bellechasse
     Joseph Robillard Conservative Berthier
     Louis-Joseph Riopel Conservative Bonaventure
     William Warren Lynch Conservative Brome
     Michel-Dosithée-Stanislas Martel Conservative Chambly
     Robert Trudel Conservative Champlain
     Onésime Gauthier Conservative Charlevoix
     Édouard Laberge Libéral Châteauguay
     Élie Saint-Hilaire Conservative Independent Chicoutimi et Saguenay
     William Sawyer Conservative Compton
     Charles Champagne Conservative Deux-Montagnes
     Nicodème Audet Conservative Dorchester
     William John Watts Libéral Drummond et Arthabaska
     Edmund James Flynn Conservative Gaspé
     Louis Beaubien Conservative Hochelaga
     Alexander Cameron Libéral Huntingdon
     Alexis-Louis Demers Libéral Iberville
     Charles Marcotte Conservative Islet
     Narcisse Lecavalier Conservative Jacques Cartier
     Vincent-Paul Lavallée Conservative Joliette
     Charles-Antoine-Ernest Gagnon Libéral Kamouraska
     Léon-Benoît-Alfred Charlebois Conservative Laprairie
     Joseph Marion Conservative L'Assomption
     Louis-Onésime Loranger Conservative Laval
     Étienne-Théodore Pâquet Conservative Lévis
     Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière Libéral Lotbinière
     Édouard Caron Conservative Maskinongé
     George Irvine Libéral Mégantic
     Elijah Edmund Spencer Conservative Missisquoi
     Jean-Baptiste-Tréfflé Richard Conservative Montcalm
     Louis-Napoléon Fortin Libéral Montmagny
     Louis-Georges Desjardins Conservative Montmorency
     George Washington Stephens Sr. Libéral Montréal Centre
     Louis-Olivier Taillon Conservative Montréal Est
     James McShane Libéral Montreal Ouest
     François-Xavier Paradis Conservative Napierville
     Charles-Édouard Houde Conservative Nicolet
     Louis Duhamel Conservative Ottawa (Outaouais)
     Thomas Bryson Conservative Pontiac
     Jean-Docile Brousseau Conservative Portneuf
     Pierre Garneau Conservative Québec-Comté
     Rémi-Ferdinand Rinfret dit Malouin Libéral Québec-Centre
     Joseph Shehyn Libéral Québec-Est
     Félix Carbray Conservative Québec-Ouest
     Léon Leduc Conservative Richelieu
     Jacques Picard Conservative Richmond et Wolfe
     Louis-Napoléon Asselin Conservative Rimouski
     Étienne Poulin Conservative Rouville
     Honoré Mercier Libéral St. Hyacinthe
     Félix-Gabriel Marchand Libéral St. Jean
     François-Sévère Desaulniers Conservative St. Maurice
     Isidore Frégeau Conservative Shefford
     Joseph Gibb Robertson Conservative Sherbrooke
     William Duckett Conservative Soulanges
     John Thornton Conservative Stanstead
     Georges-Honoré Deschênes Conservative Témiscouata
     Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau Conservative Terrebonne
     Sévère Dumoulin Conservative Trois-Rivières
     Émery Lalonde, Sr. Conservative Vaudreuil
     Abraham Bernard Libéral Verchères
     Jonathan Saxton Campbell Würtele Conservative Yamaska

Other elected MLAsEdit

Other MLAs were elected in by-elections during the term

Cabinet MinistersEdit

Chapleau Cabinet (1881-1882)Edit

  • Prime Minister and Executive Council President: Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau
  • Agriculture and public works: John Jones Ross (1881-1882), Elisée Dionne (1882)
  • Crown Lands: Edmund James Flynn
  • Railroad: John Jones Ross (1881-1882), William Warren Lych (1882)
  • Attorney General: Louis-Onésime Loranger
  • Secretary and Registry: Etienne-Théodore Pâquet
  • Treasurer: Joseph Gibb Robertson (1881-1882), Jonathan Saxton Campbell Wurtele (1882)
  • Solicitor General: William Warren Lynch
  • Legislative Council President: John Jones Ross

Mousseau Cabinet (1882-1884)Edit

  • Prime Minister and Executive Council President: Joseph-Alfred Mousseau
  • Agriculture and public works: Elisée Dionne
  • Crown Lands: William Warren Lynch
  • Railroad: Henry Starnes
  • Attorney General: Joseph-Alfred Mousseau
  • Secretary and Registry: Jean Blanchet
  • Treasurer: Jonathan Saxton Campbell Wurtele

Ross Cabinet (1884-1886)Edit

  • Prime Minister and Executive Council President: John Jones Ross
  • Agriculture and public works: John Jones Ross
  • Crown Lands: William Warren Lynch
  • Railroad: Edmund James Flynn
  • Attorney General: Louis-Olivier Taillon
  • Secretary and Registry: Jean Blanchet
  • Treasurer: Joseph Gibb Robertson
  • Solicitor General: Edmund James Flynn (1885-1886)

ReferencesEdit